Just because a vehicle is used doesnt mean it should be trash. The selection of cars are top of the line. Model overview: The most striking feature of the 2009 Silverado is the interior. Still, seasoned truck drivers won't have any trouble with it. The automatic four-wheel drive setting handled slippery roads nicely, and full four-wheel drive kept the truck from having any trouble with deeper snow. Big knobs In a welcome bow to those who work hard to earn their keep — and who live in frigid climes — the Silverado has knobs, switches and door handles that can be easily operated while wearing gloves. Taken in the context of the current market, the Silverado offers good resale value within its segment, higher than the projected residual values for the Dodge Ram and Ford F-150, on par with the Nissan Titan, but still below that of the Toyota Tundra.
I am not one to write reviews but in this case was so very impressed with the staff at this dealership, the inventory is really good and I trust that my son has been put into a safe and reliable truck. To cater to the wide range of customers and their uses for full-size pickups, Chevrolet is wisely offering two completely different interiors for the new Silverado, resulting in products that are both functional and luxurious. The Silverado rides on a fully boxed frame with coil-over-shock front suspension and rack-and-pinion steering unit. Instead, it looks tailored and subdued front to rear. Folding the larger portion of the seat allowed us to a weeks worth of luggage for three people behind the drivers seat and still leave ample seating for a third passenger in the rear seat. Most critics said the front seats offer ample space and comfort. The cruise control seemed to be much better at keeping four cylinders shut down.
Though the current-generation Silverado's styling debuted several years ago, the truck still feels larger than you would expect in a half-ton. StabiliTrak stability control is now only available on V8 model Silverados. A six-speed automatic transmission is now paired with the 5. The downturn in pickup truck sales may offer a unique opportunity to bargain, so be sure to check the Fair Purchase Price price to see what others in your area are paying. The package also includes a heavy-duty rear axle, locking differential, heavy-duty cooling system and high-capacity transmission. When it came time to buy they had financing here for me with great rates. While a 4-speed automatic is standard, a new 6-speed is also available.
Adding the Sierra to your search will give you a wider selection of trucks to choose from and could help you find a better deal. On the road, the Silverado was exceptionally pleasant to drive. Depending on trim, the Silverado can also be optioned in several ways. The downturn in pickup truck sales may offer a unique opportunity to bargain, so be sure to check the Fair Purchase Price to see what others in your area are paying. Currently the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 has a score of 8. Many vehicles look great on internet pics but upon 1st hand inspection and test drive are far from advertised and quite frankly junk. Thanks to Active Fuel Management, the 5.
Taken in the context of the current market, the Silverado offers good resale value within its segment, higher than the projected residual values for the Dodge Ram and Ford F-150, on par with the Nissan Titan, but still below that of the Toyota Tundra. In all, a must-see for anyone shopping heavy-duty pickups. New this year is an optional 403-hp, 6. I recommend the dealer to everyone that love a touch of class. Close on its heels was the , which follows a similar mantra of a truck for every driver.
This engine has variable valve timing and Active Fuel Management to maximize power output and efficiency. Sales personal were professional and not pushy at all. Not once did the truck feel unsure or disconnected from the road. Still, the instantaneous fuel-mileage readout on the dash was fun to play with, though it quickly became apparent that only moderate throttle input was required to bring the engine out of four-cylinder mode and back to full V-8 power. The truck comes standard with a 6.
By the end of the journey, our trip computer was reading an average of 18. While we expect the 4. Some said that the back seats of extended cab models are a little short on passenger space, and most agreed that the crew cab is the best choice for those who regularly carry passengers. We test drove a 2012 audi 2. Both instrument panels are mounted low and farther forward for an increased feeling of spaciousness and visibility.
Upon our return to Los Angeles, we had traveled 1,364 miles and from sea level to nearly 4000 feet and back. Prices are very competitive with other full-size trucks, and the new 6. The bin can accommodate a laptop computer and features a 12-volt power outlet. Click on the bi-weekly payment amount estimate to see Financing details. In fact, I had a couple concerns that Frank had addressed immediately without hesitation which turned out very minor and corrected with zero hassles.
As part of the maximum trailering package, a 367-horsepower and 375 lb-ft , 6. The company has rolled out more and more options for Silverado buyers, doing everything it can to stay one step ahead of the pack. After escaping Los Angeles, the trip would consist of mostly freeway driving, with some in-city travel, snow driving and a windy canyon road thrown in for good measure. Driving It Thanks to its rigid frame and advanced construction techniques, the 2009 Chevrolet Silverado offers a markedly better ride-and-handling combination than many of its competitors. Other Trucks to Consider With a high-quality, spacious interior, upscale ride and great safety scores, the is a top choice among full-size pickups. Unfortunately, inclement weather was predicted for our trip, necessitating the loading of luggage in the cab rather than the bed. All new vehicles offered for sale are being offered by registered motor vehicle dealers.
Each of the five suspension systems available on the Silverado are tailored for particular driving situations, and each has a completely different character. After spending nearly 1400 miles in the 2009 Silverado, including a marathon 13-hour trip covering most of the length of California, we'd happily do it again. All the cars where clean and serviced. . The StabiliTrak electronic stability control system is standard on all models with V8 engines. I was very skeptical of dealers looking for a pickup at this price as I knew it would need to be a older model and not perfect condition.